At least five people killed in Mogadishu suicide attack

The car bomb struck a convoy carrying Benadir regional police commander Farhan Mohamed Aden, known as "Farhan Qaroole" who survived the blast at the busy Banadir junction.

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At least five people killed in Mogadishu suicide attack

MOGADISHU, Somalia - At least five people were killed and 10 others were injured in a car bomb attack on Saturday morning in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, the latest in series of terrorist incidents in the Horn of Africa nation.

The car bomb struck a convoy carrying Benadir regional police commander Farhan Mohamed Aden, known as "Farhan Qaroole" who survived the blast at the busy Banadir junction.

Keydmedia English's Mogadishu correspondent reports that security and medical personnel arrived at the scene and evacuated the wounded to nearby Median hospital for treatment. 

Besides, the human casualties, the terrorist explosion extensively destroyed several business buildings located along the road and caused property losses. 

Mogadishu is a hotbed of suicide and car bombings, targeting main targets, including upscale hotels, government offices, and Halane, which houses AU and foreign diplomatic missions.

Saturday's attack comes a week after a warning of a car bombing issued by a foreign mission based in the capital that didn't happen on the date mentioned in the alert notice June 30.

KEYDMEDIA English 

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Warar 24 July 2021 15:48

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